Jason & Courtney Neland

Executive Director | Co-Founder of Carry The Cross Ministries​

Jason Neland is a graduate of Avila University with a BS in Natural Science/Biology and certification as a Secondary Teacher. He is the co-founder of CTC and Director of The Firehouse in Kansas City, Kansas. He spent eight years as a youth and associate pastor, five years as a juvenile intake counselor working with at-risk and foster children, and the past ten years have been spent in the Kansas City, KS public school system working as a teacher, mentor, and athletic coach for middle school football and high school baseball.

Jason’s wife of fourteen years, Courtney, has also led a full life of serving her home, church and community. She has served many years as a volunteer in youth ministries, worked as a Children’s Director at a church, has run a daycare out of her home and been a stay at home mom for not only her five children but for the many Firehouse and neighborhood children who have called their house a home.

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Dr. Justin Hoskins
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Steve Reed
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Tekia Thompson
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Joe Graham
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Scott Walden
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Amanda Reese
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Justin Powell
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Steve Tucker
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Kenneth Miller
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